5 star rating: Highly Recommended 73 Reviews

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  • Location:Beijing, China
  • Duration:7-8 hours
Discover the Great Wall of China on this small group tour from Beijing. Travel to the restored Mutianyu section and climb the Ming Dynasty watchtowers for incredible views of the Great Wall and the surrounding countryside. You can descend the wall by toboggan or take in the aerial view by cable car (at an additional cost). You'll then enjoy a traditional Chinese lunch and finish your day back in Beijing. This small group tour has a maximum of 12 participants, allowing for a personalized Great Wall experience.

Highlights

  • Visit the less crowded Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China
  • Climb the Ming Dynasty watchtowers for amazing views of the Great Wall and surrounding countryside
  • Traditional Chinese lunch in a local village
  • Optional Toboggan ride or cable car ride down the mountain
  • Maximum of 12 passengers ensures personalized attention

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What You Can Expect

Great Wall of China Small Group Day Trip from Beijing

Great Wall of China Small Group Day Trip from Beijing

The Great Wall of China was originally built more than 2,000 years ago to ward off Hun intruders from the north. Today, the wall is considered one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and makes a great Beijing day trip.

You'll travel by air-conditioned minivan to the less-touristy Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China, located 56 miles (90 kilometers) from Beijing. This section of the Great Wall offers unparalleled views from the Ming Dynasty watchtowers. Walk at your own pace as you traverse the wall to the watchtowers, becoming immersed in the history and myths told by your local guide. Along the way, you will have great views and photo opportunities of the wall snaking through the beautiful countryside. You can choose to descend the Great Wall by toboggan or take the scenic cable car.

Scaling the Great Wall will leave you with an appetite.You’ll get the opportunity to try some Chinese specialty dishes as you enjoy a traditional lunch served in a nearby local village. You'll return to Beijing after lunch.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

no hidden shopping stops, great tour guide, part of the great wall with not to many tourists, lunch was o.k.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

My day on the wall was tremendous. I was the only one on the tour so ended up having my own personal guide. It was fun and informative form start to finish

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

great experience, guide vivienne very helpful, highly recommended.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Beautiful. Well worth the trip

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Our best tour guide yet - this is a must event when in Beijing.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

One of the best things we did ! the tour guide she was amazin, and she sat with us at lunch, the small group was very nice and the wall was mainly empty ! amazin day !

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

tour guide friendly, informative and experienced

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

I can warmly recommend this tour. I had a very early appointment at 7 am so we arrived at nearly 8:15 am at the Mutyanu section of the Great Wall. It was really great, quite little people only at this time of the day.
I was alone with my guide, Vivian, and with the driver. Vivian was interesting and friendly and I learned lots of things with her. The drived us safely and the car was clean. At the end of the visit, we were in a chinese restaurant for local people. So, real and excellent chinese food not for tourists.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Excellent hours at the Great Wall. I would have liked more details of the history of China but the tour was perfect with a lot of time to walk around the wall and take excellent pictures. The guide was very nice and took us only two people to a simple yet delicious local restaurant!! Highly recommended.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Trip started on time. We have arrived on our destination quite early, so we haven't found many tourist. The guide was really nice, either explaining the history of and behind the Great Wall, either discussing several subjects about China. An excellent cultural and social experience!

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